Grad Bash

Campus Photo of the Week

On Thursday, May 3, more than 3,000 graduating seniors celebrated the end of the spring semester — and for most, the end of college — during Grad Bash at the Koenig Alumni Center.

Folsom  Field

Then and Now: Folsom Field

The stadium, originally called Colorado Stadium, was renamed Folsom Field after legendary CU football coach and law professor Frederick Folsom in 1944.

Jasan Minhaj

Campus Photo of the Week

On April 19, Hasan Minhaj — comedian, actor, writer and The Daily Show senior correspondent — spoke to a packed and eager crowd in CU Boulder’s Macky Auditorium. The event was hosted by the student-run Cultural Events Board, which also brought U.S. Olympic gymnast Aly Raisman to campus the week earlier.

Temporary Building No. 1

Then and Now: Temporary Building No. 1

Once Upon a Time: Temporary Building No. 1 was originally designed as a teaching hospital for CU’s medical school and also served as an infirmary. During the 1918 Influenza epidemic, hospital staff provided care to the campus community and citizens of Boulder County.

Library Shot

Campus Photo of the Week

April 9, 2018

With the end of the semester right around the corner, Norlin Library at CU is as busy as ever.

Old Main

Then and Now: Old Main

When it opened, Old Main included living quarters for the president and his family, plus classrooms, a library, laboratories and rooms for the building custodian and his family.

student on bridge

Campus Photo of the Week

Spring is right around the corner in Boulder. But, historically, March and April promise more snow for the campus in addition to the warmer weather. Here, a student walks across Varsity Bridge after a snow storm earlier this semester. Photo by Amanda Clark

CWA infographic

Seven Decades of the World Today

March 1, 2018

CU Boulder’s annual Conference on World Affairs turns 70 in April.

Michelle Ellsworth

The Rehearsal Artist

March 1, 2018

In Michelle Ellsworth’s “The Rehearsal Artist,” the artist rotates inside an eight-foot-diameter wooden wheel.

scan of architecture

THEN — July 31, 1919

From its earliest days, CU Boulder educated men and women both. But it wasn’t until 1934 that the first largescale women’s dormitory opened.

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